|Sports First Aid and Injury Prevention is a concise manual developed to help coaches and athletic trainers manage the common emergencies they will likely encounter while coaching their sport. Sports First Aid and Injury Prevention includes: coverage of the phases of injury and the injury prevention model; prevention tips for sports-related injuries common to specific sports; and follow-up management and prevention algorithms. Sports First Aid and Injury Prevention will help coaches and trainers prevent on-the-field injuries and prepare them to handle medical emergencies should the need arise.|
From the Publisher:
Sports First Aid and Injury Prevention teaches coaches how to administer basic first aid to sick and injured athletes as well ways to prevent illnesses and injuries from occurring. The text includes lists of injuries and illnesses most common to each sport; key information on sports injury prevention; a sample Emergency Action Plan; skill drills providing step-by-step explanations and visual summaries of important first aid skills for coaches; caution boxes emphasizing crucial actions that coaches should or should not take while administering first aid; and flowcharts posing a central question and organizing treatment options by injury or illness type.